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Bean tasting
Welcome
12 Delicious beans
Tasting Guide
Russian Toast
Charades d'Chateau
Bean Cellar Gift Shop
... . ... Conventional Gestures & Signals
To indicate categories:
  • Bean Words - Pretend to type on a keyboard.
  • Famous Beano Sapiens(TM) - Stand erect and pose like Napolean.
  • Movie Title - Shade eyes with one hand and pretend to crank an old movie camera with the other.
  • Beanmusik and Songs - Pretend to sing.
  • Quote or Phrase - Make little quotation marks in the air with your fingers.

To indicate other factors:

  • Number of words: Hold up like number of fingers.
  • Word you're working on: Hold up like number of fingers.
  • Individual syllable, (if you must): Lay the number of fingers across your forearm.
  • Length of word: Make little or big sign like you're measuring a fish.
  • "Sounds like": Cup one hand behind an ear.
  • "Longer version of...": Pretend to stretch a piece of elastic .
  • Anything else: Invent whatever makes the most sense, and have fun!
See also:
Objet d'Charade and Necessities
Preparation and Rules of Play
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